Preventing, Recognizing and Treating Bed Sores and Pressure Ulcers The daunting, ominous wound care topic – cue drum roll . . . First things first, bed sores (or pressure ulcers as they’re also known) are super serious business. Google it. . . Read more Wound Care Tips from Give a Care
Family Caregiving | Home Health Info from Give a Care Depending on the state of your loved one’s health and their insurance, home healthcare may be an option to assist you in caregiving. Home healthcare can include everything from nurse’s. . . Read more What is Home Health?
Family Caregiver Ideas for Taking Meds (Swallowing Pills) While meds can be a daily necessity, because of age, fatigue or illness, swallowing pills can be super difficult and frustrating for both a patient and their caregiver. We struggled for years with getting. . . Read more Tips for Taking Medicine | Give a Care
Family Caregiver Tips from Give a Care | Brushing Teeth Brushing teeth, simple enough right? Not always. There are a few ways to approach the teeth brushing topic for family caregivers depending on your situation: You take care of an. . . Read more Brushing Teeth
Dysphagia Recipes | Desserts Need a yummy dysphagia dessert in 8 minutes or less? It’s actually quite easy to put together delicious, sweet dysphagia dishes made with whole ingredients. AvoCocoa Pudding – This delicious pudding-like dysphagia dish is also phenomenally. . . Read more 5 Fast Dysphagia Desserts
Dysphagia and Nutrition Tips from Give a Care What is dysphagia and seriously . . . is that really how it’s spelled? You might have spelled it with an ’s’ like this, dysphasia. While pronounced the same, the former with. . . Read more Dysphagia
Medical Tools All Caregivers Should Have Even with regular doctor’s appointments and home health, there are in between times where being equipped with the right medical devices at home can be really helpful (and ease caregiver anxiety). Here is our. . . Read more Caregiver Tools | Give a Care
A Day in the Life of a Caregiver One of the most vitals parts of giving care = advocating for care. There is no way around it – the health and medical fields are messy messy places. We’re not just. . . Read more Advocating for Care